Aircraft n.e.c. in heading no. 8801 (e.g. helicopters, aeroplanes); spacecraft (including satellites) and suborbital and spacecraft launch vehicles

8802 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft. In 2021, Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft were the world's 23rd most traded product, with a total trade of $119B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft grew by 12%, from $106B to $119B. Trade in Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft represent 0.56% of total world trade.

Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft are a part of Aircraft and spacecraft. They include Fixed wing aircraft, unladen weight > 15,000 kg, Fixed wing aircraft, unladen weight 2,000-15,000 kg, Helicopters of an unladen weight > 2,000 kg, Spacecraft, satellites and spacecraft launch vehicles, Helicopters of an unladen weight < 2,000 kg, and Fixed wing aircraft, unladen weight < 2,000 kg.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft  were France ($35.2B), United States ($27.1B), Germany ($21.2B), Canada ($7.88B), and Ireland ($3.47B).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft were Ireland ($16.5B), United States ($12.7B), China ($11B), India ($5.37B), and Germany ($5.36B).

Ranking Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ranks 461st in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Aircraft are used to transport people and goods from one place to another. They can be powered by propellers, jet engines, or rockets. Helicopters are a type of aircraft that use rotors instead of propellers for propulsion. Aeroplanes are the most common type of aircraft in the world today.

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft. Countries are shown based on data availability.

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* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Historical Data

Exporters and Importers

Top Origin (2021)France$35.2B
Top Destination (2021)Ireland$16.5B

In 2021 Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft were the world's 23rd most traded product (out of 1,217).

In 2021, the top exporters of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft were France ($35.2B), United States ($27.1B), Germany ($21.2B), Canada ($7.88B), and Ireland ($3.47B).

In 2021, the top importers of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft were Ireland ($16.5B), United States ($12.7B), China ($11B), India ($5.37B), and Germany ($5.36B).

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Exporters of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft (2021)
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Importers of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)France$9.96B
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)Ireland$9.5B

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft grew the fastest in France ($9.96B), United States ($3.79B), Canada ($1.08B), Turkey ($556M), and United Kingdom ($530M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft were Ireland ($9.5B), China ($3.08B), Russia ($2.04B), Saudi Arabia ($1.59B), and Japan ($982M).

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Exporters of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.28. This means that most of the exports of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft are explained by 9 countries.

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Value of Exports in Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)France$31.7B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)Ireland$13B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft during 2021.

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft were France ($31.7B), Germany ($15.9B), United States ($14.4B), Canada ($5.48B), and Spain ($1.61B).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft were Ireland ($13B), China ($9.39B), India ($5.33B), Japan ($3.4B), and United Arab Emirates ($2.77B).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

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In 2021, the world most traded Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Fixed wing aircraft, unladen weight >... ($93.9B), Fixed wing aircraft, unladen weight 2,000-15,000... ($12B), Helicopters of an unladen weight >... ($6.25B), Fixed wing aircraft, unladen weight <... ($2.6B), and Spacecraft, satellites and spacecraft launch vehicles ($2.28B)

HS6 Disaggregation for Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft (2021)
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Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft.
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Top 10 Exporters Countries of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft by percentage of total exports

Product Complexity

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The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk and the strategic value of a product's potential export opportunities. Relatedness is predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth potential, lower income inequality, and lower emissions.

Relatedness vs Country Complexity (2021)

Country by Relatedness

The following visualization shows the relatedness of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.

Relative Relatedness by Country (2021)

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